Possible topics of writing advice

We help you with regard to the following aspects:

  • Narrowing down your topic
  • Refining your research question
  • Research design and method
  • Text types (abstract, research proposal, essay, etc.)
  • Text structure and organisation
  • Time management
  • Literature management (selecting and appraising sources)
  • Reading, writing, literature search and feedback techniques
  • Academic German
  • Lines of argument, positioning
  • Forms of quotation (paraphrasing, direct quote, indirect quote)
  • Starting to write
  • Text revision
  • Staying motivated
  • Overcoming writing problems
  • Reflecting on, and optimising, your own writing process
  • Plagiarism concerns
  • etc.

What we do not offer:

  • Answers to questions concerning what you are writing
  • Answers to questions concerning quotation rules of individual departments
  • Proofreading
  • Editing
  • German language teaching


Contact person: Viktoria Hauer

contact via peerpoint.ctl@univie.ac.at